Dinwiddie's Jordan Bracey

Dinwiddie’s Jordan Bracey

GPA: 4.183

Athletic accomplishments: A senior linebacker, Jordan is a three-year starter on the Dinwiddie football team. He finished September with the second-most tackles on the team, 10 tackles for losses and an interception. The Generals improved to 8-0 on Friday, and in the three seasons Jordan has started, the team has lost only two games.

Academic accomplishments: A member of the National Honor Society, Jordan was selected to participate in Boys State, a summer leadership program.

Favorite class: Science, especially chemistry and anatomy

Future major: “Probably the medical field.”

Strengths: “I always keep my composure and try to be resilient and not let things beat me.”

Three words to describe him: “Honest, quiet, smart.”

Toughest opponents: “My family, my teammates, my coaches — they all push me.”

Working to improve: “I want to focus on reading more, learning more. I’m always trying to learn more in everything, whether it’s football, school or anything.”

Favorite food: “Fried chicken.”

Favorite ice cream: “Chocolate.”

Best sports memory: “In 2015, we made it to the state championship game.”

On his playlist: “A lot of Drake, Travis Scott, Lil Uzi Vert.”

Most embarrassing thing on his playlist: “Probably Trey Songz.”

If he could have one wish: “That I knew what my future was going to hold for me.”

What most people don’t know: “People probably don’t know that I actually like talking a lot, because they see that I’m quiet. They don’t know that I like to socialize and joke around.”

If he could go on any game show: “Family Feud.”

Dream car: “BMW.”

If he could travel anywhere in the world: “Australia.”

Hero: “I look up to my mom and my dad.”

If he could have dinner with anyone dead or alive: “LeBron James.”

If he could have any superpower: “Read minds.”

His house is burning down and he can only take one thing with him: “My phone.”

Scholar-athletes of the month are nominated by their coach or athletics director and are chosen by the Richmond Times-Dispatch and Richmond Sports Backers. For more information on the program, visit https://www.sportsbackers.org/scholarships.

Sports reporter

Eric Kolenich writes sports stories for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, focusing on local athletes and teams. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 2008 with a BA in English and joined the paper in 2009. (804) 649-6109

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